EMPIST Tech Talk Weekly Newsletter: Tuesday, June 18, 2019

News | June 18, 2019

EMPIST Tech Talk Weekly Newsletter  

Welcome to EMPIST’s Tech Talk Weekly Newsletter! This is our very first Tech Talk Newsletter, and we are excited to share some industry news, tech tips, and have a little fun. It’s time to cut the ‘blah’ from your workday and provide you with some captivating digital content. Let’s get started. 

This Week’s Top Tech News 

The NSA is urging everyone to stop putting off this software update. A protocol vulnerability was recently discovered in older versions of Microsoft Windows – putting its users at risk. This flaw has been considered “wormable,” meaning it could spread across the internet and destroy your systems. The patch in the Microsoft update is your only saving grace against this cybersecurity threat, so maybe it’s time to stop hitting the “update later” button. Read the full story >>

The EMPIST Blog 

What Is a Hybrid Cloud? 

Finding the right cloud solution for your business can be daunting – especially as more and more diverse options become available. To make sure you’re selecting the best possible solution for your users’ needs, let’s take a closer look at one of the most popular cloud computing choices on the market: hybrid cloud.  

Essentially, a hybrid cloud is any computing environment that uses a combination of on-premise, private cloud software and arbiter-operated, public cloud services. Read on to learn more about what hybrid cloud computing is, and how your IT infrastructure could stand to benefit from adopting a hybrid solution today. Read the blog >>

Tech Tip of the Week 

From the EMPIST Help Desk 

If you frequently use the same word document, cut time by saving it as a template. Select “Save As Type > Template” when saving.

Solve This 

 *Cue dramatic gameshow music.* It’s time for some Tech Trivia!  

Question: Which of the following options was a Microsoft email service? A) AOL B) Hotmail C) Yaho 

Answer:  B) Hotmail  

What’s Happening in Digital Marketing? 

Facebook is using its big tech powers for good. Last week, Facebook launched its “Blood Donation” tool to market to Facebook users in areas that blood donations are needed. The tool is now live in select cities across the US in preparation for World Blood Donor Day on June 14th.  

The goal of this initiative is to make it easier for people to find opportunities to donate blood, which is the #1 struggle the American Red Cross faces. Not bad, Zuckerberg. Read the full story >>  

The EMPIST Referral Program

We are talking MONEY. Do we have your attention now? Our team has recently launched a new client referral program. It’s simple. When your referral signs on as a client of EMPIST, we’ll send you a $250 Amazon gift card. Not your company. YOU. Then, your company will receive a $1,000 EMPIST billing credit or 1 month of free service, whichever is less. The referred company will also receive a $1,000 EMPIST billing credit or 1 month of free service, whichever is less. It’s one of those win-win-win situations. To submit your referral or to find out more information about the program, visit our referral page below! Visit Our Referral Page >>

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